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Oh, God! Book II (1980)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Fantasy  |  3 October 1980 (USA)
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God asks a young girl to help spread his word and influence with a slogan.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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God
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Don Richards
Louanne ...
Tracy Richards
John Louie ...
Shingo
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Charles Benson, School Principal
Anthony Holland ...
Dr. Jerome Newell
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NBC Newscaster
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Herself on NBC
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Harriet Manley
Bebe Drake ...
Dr. Young, School Psychologist (as Bebe Drake-Massey)
Mari Gorman ...
Mrs. Hudson, Tracy's Teacher
Vernon Weddle ...
Superintendant Jeffrey Hodges
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Rosa, Paula's Housekeeper
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Storyline

Second 'Oh God' movie has God appearing before 11-year-old Tracy Richards to ask for her help to spread his word and influence over the world which she suggests the slogan 'Think God.' Naturaly, Tracy's divorced parents Paula and Don think Tracy's just crazy and plot to halt her 'heaven-sent' mission to spread God's word. Written by Matthew Patay

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That's right, I made another movie. You know me, I can't stop creating.

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Final feature film of Hans Conried. See more »

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When Tracey and her father are riding to the restaurant in his Jeep, they are not wearing seat belts. This is obvious when Tracey kisses her father on the cheek. In 1980, there were no mandatory seat belt laws. The first mandatory seat belt law was enacted in New York State in 1984. See more »

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God: [answering Tracy's question about why there is so much suffering in the world] I know this sounds like a cop-out, Tracy, but there's nothing I can do about pain and suffering. It's built into the system.
Tracy Richards: Which You invented.
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Tracy Richards: One side?
God: You ever see a front without a back?
Tracy Richards: No.
God: A top without a bottom?
Tracy Richards: No.
God: An up without a down?
Tracy Richards: No.
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A movie with a message for the heart and soul
7 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Most movies that use the "God" word in them have either been epics like "Moses" or movies where God is not taken serious. In Oh God, Book II George Burns plays the kind of God who comes down to our level to figure out a way to get the human race to take notice of their creator. George Burns character is perfect in the movie as he enlists the assistance of Louanne, a doting, charming young girl who accepts God's appearance on the scene with surprise at first, then with curiosity and finally enthusiasm as he asks her for her assistance in getting more folks to stand up and take notice of "God". The plot is simple as one would expect, but the simplistic faith of Louanne, despite her growing predicaments adds more than cute charm to this fun movie, it stirs the heart and soul of anyone who watches with the same innocent faith of the lead child character of Louanne. The moral is simple, the characters mesh well and the end result is a reminder of what we are all here for.


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